|Jake Hassinger's Structure Fire
December 25, 1977
A structure fire occurred on Christmas Day, 1977, at the Jake Hassinger residence on Mill Road near Berrysburg. Company 26 arrived on the scene to find fire on two floors of a large farmhouse. Companies on the scene were: Companies 26 (Berrysburg), 28 (Pillow), and 21 (Elizabethville). When Elizabethville's Chief Jacque Wertz asked Chief 26 for an assignment. The reply was, " Help yourself. There's plenty."